Sunday, March 25, 2012

Selima for June Ambrose Launch at Le Bain 3.24.2012

June Ambrose, above, in her Summer frames

The Standard Hotel's Le Bain played host to fete the launch of the exclusive Selima for June Ambrose eyewear range with a slew of fun loving friends & fans in tow. All in all, a great time was had by everyone. 

In case you missed the event, you missed out on a great time! Just take a look at some of the fab shots we captured along with a short video with highlights from the evening. And don't forget to check the collection out online at our webshop at and in-store at all Selima Optique shops.

Selima & June ready to celebrate

A guest in statement shades

Designer Camilla Staerk



June Ambrose and Vision Monday's Deidre Carroll & Delia Paunescu

Selima with Maripol

Photos & Video: Adriana Kaegi

A special thanks to Ciroc, Le Bain, June Ambrose & the Selima Optique team.

TO SHOP, 3 styles named CHANCE,  HIGH BROW and SUMMER  are available in four colors at Selima Optique Stores and selected stockists.                           


Hi Brow

Styles by June on Vision Monday

Eyewear publication Vision Monday recently interviewed June Ambrose about her debut range of eyewear with Selima Optique, read the full article on

Friday, March 23, 2012

Selima Optique at Vision Expo East #G630

Join Selima Optique & co. at this season's Vision Expo East at booth #G630, see you soon!

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Celebrating the Spring 2012 Selima for Jack Spade Collection

Big thank you's to Jack Spade & co, the Jack Spade & Selima glasses look great in-store at 56 Greene st and are available at Jack Spade retailers & Selima Optique shops...We had a great time at the company's launch event for the Spring 2012 collection.

Selima Salaun & Jack Spade's Caun Hanly, above.

Outside, guests were treated with pictures of themselves with exclusive artwork from Jason Polan created for the event.
Photos: Garen at

Selima for Jack Spade Spring 2012

New York's Front-Row Fixtures on the Power of Eyewear

Hear what some of New York Fashion Week's favorite front-row fixtures think about the transformative & protective powers of eyewear including the CFDA's Steven Kolb in his Selima Optique frames.

J.Crew Now Delivers Worldwide!

News flash: now ships all around the world, shop frames from Selima Optique for J.Crew, the exclusive Selima Sun range & Crewcuts eyewear from anywhere! Happy Shopping!

Vintage Frames from Selima Optique on

France's recently shot pieces from our vintage archive on band members from We Are Kings and the sublime shot from Melanie Bordas (above), features a pair of 80's era sunglasses from Laura Biagotti.

View the series at

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Slices of Inspiration: Riviera's 70's Era Advertisement

While the combination of the hairstyles & eyewear in this 70's Riviera advertisement look hilariously outdated, there's some genius to admire when realizing how many frames the company could display at different angles with a composition consisting of eight models in one photo. Talk about getting it right!

Vintage Eye: 80's Christian Dior Browline Sunglasses

With thick plastic frames quite the rage, consider our 80's era Christian Dior sunglasses as a delightful alternative thanks to their delicate contrasting metal frames. Boasting an assortment of unique details from a sculptural browline to an unexpected combination of silver & gold, they're certain to make you a standout amidst any crowd.
80's Christian Dior Sunglasses, available at our Bond St. location and by special order worldwide.
Contact us for more info.

Monday, March 19, 2012

Selima for Jack Spade Spring 2012 by Jason Polan

Over the weekend Jack Spade installed a series of playful window displays at our Noho, Soho & Madison Ave. locations to celebrate the launch of the Spring 2012 collection of eyewear by Selima for Jack Spade.  

Featuring custom displays created by illustrator Jason Polan exclusively for the event that evoke the charms of both NYC & Paris, we have to say, we can't tell you enough about how much we adore them!

Stop by and check them out this week along with the new range especially as the weather continues to keep getting better...

Just-In: Our New Cosmo Frames

Available in four colors, discover the mid-size Cosmo, the latest addition to our eyewear range. Now in-store & online.

'See the World' in Soho!

Set sail with our 'See the World' sailboat, a cute new addition to our Soho shop (59 Wooster st.) from Larry & Amanda.

Thursday, March 8, 2012

June Ambrose Discusses her Collaboration with Selima Optique

Watch stylist & Selima Optique collaborator June Ambrose discuss her upcoming show and the launch of her eyewear line with us on MediaBistro today for insight on how the project came about & more.

L'Officiel Suggests Our Grace Frames

France's L'Officiel magazine suggests considering our Grace sunglasses when trying to channel actress Emmanuelle Beart's sultry character in Claude Chabrol's seminal film L'Enfer. Pay one of our shops a visit for your own take on her iconic character's style.

Actor Ron Rifkin in our Ron Frames

Actor Ron Rifkin (Alias, Sex & the City, Brothers & Sisters...) recently got into character in his Ron frames...
Discover the Ron frames for yourself today!

Monday, March 5, 2012

Selima Opticals on, March 2012

Shot by photographer Clement Jolin, we are loving this spread for featuring a selection of eyewear from Selima Optique.

Above, our Alex frames -discover them & all of the frames featured below in-store & online today!

Our Senior frames

Our Alabama frames

Our Monica frames

Our John frames

Our Ray frames 

 Visit today...

Selima Suggests Seeing Pina by Wim Wenders

We've been waiting in anticipation all season for Wim Wenders glorious cinematic tribute to choreographer Pina Bausch and the moment has finally come! Selima & crew suggest you check the film out as soon as you can...

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Celebrate Your Frames with a Portrait Session at Selima Optique 3.3.12

Thanks to many of you last week's portrait event was such a fun success that we've decided to continue the event for one more day this Saturday!

So if you’re in the Noho area this Saturday please join us for a fun special event and have your picture taken in a pair of your favorite frames from Selima Optique. If you own a pair, bring them! If not, we will have our collection available for you to model.

Where: Bond 07 by Selima Optique at 7 Bond St. Nyc 10012

When: Saturday, MARCH 3rd From - 11am to 7pm